Definition: 'Selective'

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  • Length: 9 characters
  • Syllables: 3

Results for word: selective

Lexical Information:
  • SAT vocabulary item

Results for stem word: select

Lexical Information:
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This word is one of the common entries in Academic Word Lists
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • A verb describes an action or a state

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Similar Words (using 'select' as word stem):

Prefix + 'select'

deselect, preselect, reselect,

'select' + Suffix

selectable, selected, selectee, selectees, selecting, selection, selectional, selections, selective, selectively, selectiveness, selectivity, selectly, selectman, selectmen, selectness, selector, selectors, selects, selectus,